Sport: Alpine Skiing

Paralyzed from the waist down after a skiing accident, Chris Waddell went on to compete in seven Paralympic Games, winning 13 medals and becoming the most decorated male monoskier in U.S. history.
Candace Cable participated in nine different Paralympic Games in three sports and was the first U.S. woman to win medals in both the Paralympic Games and Paralympic Winter Games. She won eight gold medals and had 84 career first-place marathon finishes.
Sarah Will was paralyzed from the waist down in a skiing accident, but she returned to the slopes to become one of the greatest Paralympic skiers, winning 12 gold medals and one silver.
Picabo Street won a silver medal in the downhill at the Lillehammer 1994 Olympic Winter Games and recovered from a knee injury to win gold in the Super-G at the Nagano 1998 Olympic Winter Games.
Phil Mahre navigated the slalom course at the Sarajevo 1984 Olympic Winter Games to become just the second American to ever win a gold medal in Alpine Skiing.
Losing a leg to cancer at age 12 did not stop Diana Golden winning the gold medal in a demonstration event at the Calgary 1988 Olympic Winter Games and two more at the Innsbruck 1988 Paralympic Winter Games.
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